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VOL. XIII. NO. 8. 



MARCH is 



D' 



I 09. 



50 cents a ye; r. 



Published Monthly, at St. Michaels. Fort Totten. P. 0./ X. Dakota. 

ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS M.ATTEK AT THE POST-OFFICE AT FORT TOTTEN. X. DAK. 



OWNGAYA WOTANIN. 

HEMANI PUTEENWICAPA 
WANIKOYAKA. ..■ , 

New York, Feb. 11, — Heehan 
Jersy City en liemani hiuni, 
unkan en najinpi kin yusinye 
wicayapi. Hemani pute kin en 
wicasta pa wan qa heyake on- 
spaspa wan ko ikoyaka wanya- 
kapi. Htayetu kin ehanna wica- 
sta kin he kte, tuka sdonyapi 
sni; remani en rtanipi kin icupi 
qa amdezapi unkan he tuwe kin 
iyekiyapi. 

HI UYA ON TA. 

Pittsburgh, Pa. Feb. 12, hee- 
han Mrs. Therese Suckfiel ta, 
waniyetu wikcemna sakowin 
sanpa sahdogan, tka hi owasin 
uya heon ta, wanna de iyamni 
hi uya. 



PTE OTA HUHNAGAPI. 



Elgin, 111. Feb. 11, heehan woju 
wicasta wan A. BrinkerhofT eci 
yapi, tatanka tipi tawa haranna 
rein ide qa pte kin opawinge san- 
pa wikcemna num rurnagapi. 
Mazaska kektopawinge akenom 
iyawa wakirurnaga. 



LSPAGONGA WAN O^TEKE. 

Dubach, La. T. Worrel eci yapi 
wan waniyetu nonpa kin heehan- 
na istagonga, hececa esta Little 
Rock, Arkansas, woonspe tipi 
en on qa waonspe, qa hetanhan 
wicasta ton wan iyecen rtani qa 
wakamna. Canpasdesdecapi en 
rtani qa wayupika, qa peta oceti 
iyopteya wayupika. Qa akes 
hehan wihiyayena, inaza wicage- 
ge ko piya heca wicoran yuha; qa 
tuwena is kaska yus omani sni. 
Dehan ake maza winaron on wo- 
hdakapi heca en rtani qa yuha 
skan, can kin is adi qa ekta maza 
kin hena piya qa wowapi en wi- 
coran owapi kin hena ko owasin 
hduha skan. 



niwakan yatkanpi kin onspewi- 
cakiyapi. hecen ake ayustanwi- 
cakiyapi kta cinpi on ekta wica 
hipi. Tanyan asnipi kecin kin- 
hdapi. 



TANCONA IYAYA. 



Tower Hill, 111. Feb. 11, hee- 
han icamna tanka, econhan wi- 
casta wan wanke, ihnuhanna ta- 
wacin hnuni hinhde, qa heyake 
irpeye qa tan con a takuna aska- 
pe sni icamna qeyas inyanka; 
makaiyutapi nom inyan £a, maza- 
conkaske ko adidi iyaya on tan- 
can ataya yumdamdaza, qa ecen 
irpaya, owe otapapi, unkan wan- 
na ta wanka hehan iyeyapi. 



HOKSINA WAN GUY A. 
Carlinville, 111. Feb. 11, hee- 
han wicasta wan Julius Green- 
wald eciyapi witko qa tipi wan 
en on kin hoksina wan waniyetu 
topa icu qa mazoceti akan ehnake 
qa sicaya guy a; oksan tipi kin 
naronpi qa canzepi qa mnaiciyapi 
ktepi kta tuka wicakaska oran- 
koya eyaye qa owicakaskepi ma- 
hen ehnake qa hecen econpi sni, 
tka econpi kte seececa. 



WICATA CANOWINJA KA- 
WEGA. 

Wabash, Ind. — Mrs. Delia 
Dunfe, waniyetu 24, henakeca 
kteutapi opawinge zaptan eta. 
lye ti kin en wankan tipi ekta 
wanka, qa wanna rapi kte hehan 
ehake wanyakapi kta en ai, can- 
koka kin etopta ite kin. taninyan 
wanka, wicarapi awanyake kin 
tona ehake wanyakapi kta cinpi 
kin wanyag wicasi; hecen oho- 
mni najinpi kin aohduteya au 
tka ecen canowinja kin ecehna 
kaoksa nakes wonihinciya tanka. 



ANPAOHOTONNA MANON 
WAN WAKIKTONJA. 



Clayton, N. J. — Anpetuwakan 
wanji heehan, Solomon Pollick 
anpaohotanna tipi tawa kin han- 
hepi wan tuwe en i qa owasin 
mawicanon, ataya ken mazaska 
$50-00 iwicahdacin. Anpaoho- 
tonna tipina kin kahinta unkan 
mazaska $125 00 en on, qanakun 
he tuwe kin on iyeyapi kta wan 
en oh, qa on ecana yuzapi kta. 



Grand Forks, N. D. Jan. 4, 
ehan Bishop Shanley hen wohda- 
ke. unkan North Dakota mako- 
baspe kin en (Catholics) ^inasapa 
wocekiye kin en icali aya oyake. 
Toka wicoran icu kin heehan si- 
nasapa wocekiye ope kin (18,000) 
kektopawinge akesahdogan he- 
nanapi, qadeetanhan (10,000) ke- 
ktopawinge wikcemna dakotapi. 
Tuka dehan North Dakota en 
Sinasapa wocekiye opapi kin (70,. 
000) kektopawinge wikcemna sa- 
kowin sanpapi oyaka. 

Traverse City, Mich. Feb. 25, 
wicasta w T an Frank Trathin eci- 
yapi, canpasdeca tipi wan ekta- 
kiya hda, unkan sungtokeca torn 
ahikuwapi; sunka nasu tanka 
wan kici ya hecen he wanji kici 
econ qa is can on awicapa eca 
ake kaspa iyewicaya ecee. ecen 
sunka tawa qon nakicijin qon 
owasin akiptanpi qa ktepi. Hdi 
qa nape ko yawenase qa heyake 
ko ayapotapi hdi qa oyaka, hecen 
ekta ai ena skanpi, hecen ehan 
iyeyapi , unkan nom wicaopi sun- 
ka qon ktepi qa yutapi. 



DAKOTA YATKANPI KTE 
SNI PEJIHUTA ICUPI. 
Minneapolis, Minn. Feb. 11, — 
Sisseton wikcemna-nom South 
Dakota etanhan hipi, qa miniwa- 
kan yatkanpi kte sni, wicakuwa- 
pi kta on hipi kin wanna kinhda- 
pi. Wasicu kin Dakota kin mi- 



W1KCEMNA ZAPTAN TAPI. 

Berlin, Germany, Feb. 11, mi- 
niwanca akasanpatanhan oionwe 
wan, magaju qa minitan qa on 50 
minitapi qa woyuha ota ihangya. 



NOGE KAKSA. 
Stephenson, Mich, Frederick 
Spearing noge kakse, tuka peji- 
huta wicasta ecen kagege, qa ake 
ecetu kta iyukcan. 



Evansville, Ind. Wicasta nom 
wawanyaka wan wjcayuze kta 
onkan onman lieyapatanhan yu- 
ze qa onman is mazakan ptecena 
on ista nonpin bakpa. Nonpin 
waniyetu aketom wicakaska pi 
kta, otonwe kin he wawanyaka 
kin he tohanyan ni kinhan tiwa- 
he tawa ko okiyapi kta ihdu- 
stanpi. 



Quinton N. J. Feb. 25, woju- 
wicasta wan John Reeves eciya- 
pi, wanmdi wan tanka o; siceca 
tawa kin he wanna eyaya econ- 
han o qa hecen siceca kin nikiya. 



8INASAPA WOCEKIYE TAEYANPAHA MARCH 15, 1909. 



SlNASAPA WOCEKIYE TaEYANPAHA. 

HEY. IKROME HUNT. O. ?, P. 
PUBLISHER and PROPRIETOR. 

KORT TOTTEN. -:- XORTH DAKOTA. 



With the Auorobation and 
Blessing of lit. Rev. John Shai.ley 
U. D. Bishop of largo. X. ])akota. 



MARCH 



1909. 



BIG OAK CREEK, 
ROSEBUD, S. D. Feb. 15, '09. 

Mitakolapi. 

Toha nahanrci lakota 
niglawapi hecin hena wicoran 
wanji awacannipi wacin. Hekta 
St. Francis el congress onyuhapi 
qon hehan iapi awanyaka, wanji 
Matowanagi eciyapi ca yanke con 
he wanna taku ka heci Feb. 16, 
11 oclock a. m. he icunhan Wa- 
kantanka ikikcu. 

Ijakota hecena ta tka ee woce- 
kiye ogna la na mis el kici man- 
ka hece na ta canke Wakantanka 
ikikcu wicawala. Lakota qeyas 
tokel okihika wocekiye terila. 
Kuje iconhan wakan woglaka 
na Yutapi wakan na sla wakan 
iyuha ikikcu, on owotanla wacin- 
ksabya wosla yanke na wana tin 
kta slolye na wocekiye eye masi. 
Wiyuta ca ewecinyin na blustan, 
hece na woyasu el inajin tka 
owotanla inajin wicaWala.' Na 
heon tona Lakota yaonpi qon 
hena lei ogna nitapi oyakihipina 
on iglu winy eya on po. 

Cante wasteya nape ciyuzapi. 
Wm.'J, Flood. 

WOOD, S. D. .Feb. 10, 1909. 
Mitakuyepi. 

Matowanagi tin kta 
yunkan lecel Woglaka ca naya- 
ronpi kte: Mitakolapi, Wakan 
tanka wastewalaka ca wiconi 
ptecela bluha tka amaceyapi sni 
po; Wakantanka ti kin iyowahi 
kta he ceiyowahi ktaca, wicoran 
wakan iyuha ecamon kin heon 
matin kte wastewalaka ca minagi 
ayaceyapi kte sni. Mitakuyepi. 
mitakolapi Eyanpaha tona iya- 
cupi heci ksuyapi na St. Joseph 
na St. Mary kici ehake mitoiye 
kin nayaronpi kta wacin. Wan- 
na wiyawapi akezaptan, maza- 
skanskan 11 el iblabla Eyanpaha 
iyacupi qon hena ehake maka 
akan cante wasteya nape ciyu- 
zapi^ Ongnaherci marpiya woki- 
conze ekta wanonkiciyakapi kte. 
Matowanagi. 



WOOD, S. D. Feb. 15, 1909. 

Ito. lehanl St. Mary okolakici- 
ye kin taku eciciyapi wacin ye. 
Wakantanka wasteonlakapi kta 
iyececa ye. Wicasa wan woce- 
kiye wastelake kin heca wan wi- 
coni ptecela yuha ca awanblake, 
hanhepi yamni awanblake. Wa- 
kantanka eciyatanhan wowacin 
tanka yuha make, he iwanlakapi 
kta iyececa walake. Hecel tona 
Eyanpaha iyacupi kin hena le 
iyacupi kta wacin ye. Yunkan 
heon woiyukcan waste ilukcanpi 
ni ecanmiye. Ecin Wakantanka 
ihukulonkiciconzapi kin he heci- 
yatan on heci wicate cin he yuha 
awanyaka. hecel epa wacin ye. 
Cante wasteya nape ciyuzape. 
Mrs. White Bank. 



sni esa onspemieiciyin na Wa- 
kantanka etkiya wopila waqu. 
Eya tona lecerci niyatepi na 
ins nihunpi esa onyan iniyayapi 
woteri ayakipapi heci hena le- 
ciksuyape. Mitakuye, St. Mary 
okolakiciye kin hena om wocante 
sica bluha qon he om wocekiye 
on iwacinciyape. Wakantanka 
towaste on nape ciyuzape. 

Louisa A. Y. Shield. 



Cherry Creek, S. D. 
Eyanpaha. 

Hekta Aug. 15, 1908 
anpetu kin ostan maka akanl 
woakipa oterika wan onkakipapi 
na tokel okihi wocante sica on- 
yuhapi. Wicarcala wan, ate cn- 
yanpi yunkan sinasapa okolaki- 
ciye kin le toka Canpa Wakpa 
oyanke el icagin kta yunkan wi- 
casa yamni, topa otokaheya el 
woiciconze yuhapi, yunkan wici* 
iciyamni kin he ate ee, canke he- 
cel tiwahe onkitawapi qon ataya 
el woiciconze onkicupi. Ate iye 
tawacin on okolakiciye el wowi- 
cala yuha kin wicake lakas hecel 
hunke sni na istagonga tka. wo- 
cekiye he tohinni ektonje sni na 
nakun tokerci wicota nais wasi- 
cu esa wicota kes tikomni woce- 
kiye he yuha wistecin kta ca oki- 
hi sni. Aug. 15 kin he ostan, ate 
oyan imayeye, na tokel okihi wo- 
teri awakipaye. Eyanpaha bla- 
wa canna winyan na wicasa tona 
woglakapi nains nakon omniciye 
kin el, St. Mary's kin onsionki- 
cilapi kte iyuha napatakiciyus 
maonnipi kte, na wanji canteon- 
sicapi ehantans oonki^iyapi kte 
na onkicicanptapi kte eyapi, 
yunkan wanji wanblake sniye. 
Ate wocekiye waStelaka, ate 
okolakiciye ogna canku micagin 
na ogna emakipazo, na iyaye qon 
ito maka akanl tohanyan ni waon 
kta heci he ogna mawani yanke 
ecanmi, hecel cante masiea esa 
wowapi onmasfie ca hece onsika 
ceyaya wocekiye emiyiye na wo- 
wapi wakan naron miciye na he 
ogna taku waste wanji awacami 
na owokihi kta heci na wacin c 
yanpi wicoran .qon he sutaya gl us 
nawajin kta wacin, na owakihi 



Wood S. D. Feb. 16, 1909. 

Mitakolapi. 

Wakantanka ihukuya 
onkiciconzapi on he lehanl el 
iyukcanpica. 

Matowanagi tin kta ca wicoran 
wakan, eciyatanhan winyan mi- 
tawa kici awanblake. Hanhepi 
yamni ataya awanonyakapi; yun- 
kan Wakantanka eciyatanhan 
on woiciconze bluha on wookiye 
ecawecon. 

Incin wanna ta ca mazaska mi- 
tawa on cante na ista kin hena- 
kiya mazaska ewagnake lo. Mi- 
talcola okiciyapi wastewalake kin 
heon ecamon. 

He wicasa waste kin heca, he- 
on wookiye waqu. Ho mitako- 
lapi. ceskikan wan oblake, na 
St. Joseph iglu wicake kin hema T 
ca; ca wicoran kin hecamon. 
Yunkan mitakuyepi. he ogna 
awacinpo. Eyanpaha iyacupi 
hena iyacupi wacin. 
Nape ciyuzapi. 

Jacob White Bank. 

CANNON BALL. N. D. 

Feb. 26, 1909. 
Eyanpaha. 

Hantesa okolakiciye etanhan 
eya tipiwakan wanji oncinpi, in- 
cin okolakiciye wakan wanji tu- 
ktelicaga hantans hen is tipiwa- 
kan wanji en icagin kta iyececa, 
ca tona wocekiye ogna niciconzapi 
is tona nahanrci wocekiye opapi 
sni kin hena koya wowaonsila ni- 
tawapi kin wicasa onsikapi taku 
cm pi kin etkiya wacin wicayapo; 
he woope nitawapi wanji ee do. 
Matt. 5: 2: 10. Onkan igdukawa 
qa waonspewicakiye ya heya; to- 
na cante mahen on$ii?idapi kin 
hena wicayawastepi ce, marpiya 
wokiconze kin he tawapi ece; to 
na ceyapi kin hena wicakihnapi 
kta; tona onsiranpi kin hena wi- 
cayawastepi, maka kin de tawapi 
kta; tonawoowotanna on iwote- 
hdapi qa ipuzapi kin hena wica- 
yawastepi, hena imnanpi kta; to- 
na waonsidapi kin hena wicaya- 
wastepi. hena onsiwicadapi kta; 



tona cante ecepidan kin hena wi- 
cayawastepi, hena Wakantanka 
wanyakapi kta; tona wookiye ka- 
gapi kin hena wicayawaste, hena 
Wakantanka - cinca ewicklyapi 
kta: tona woowotannana econpi 
kin on sicaya kuwapi kin hena 
wicayawastepi, marpiya woki- 
conze kin he tawapi. 

Christian tawicoran ke iyoha- 
kam Jesus oyate kin token maka : 
akan ituya woyuha ekihnakapi 
owicakiyaka; marpiya ekta woyu- 
ha ekilinake wicasi; heci wabdu- 
skana qa gigi kin wayusice cin 
wanica, qa wamanonsa wama- 
nonpi wanica. Dena owasin on- 
kokiyakapi. 

Maka akan ni onqonpi econhan 
taku woyuha kin imnapi skan 
onyanpi qa heon takuna onkiwa- 
stepi sni es heconqonpi. Ho heon 
et'an es taku wanji onkiwastepi 
kta e ohna onkiciconzapi kin de 
ohna naonjinpi kta iyecetu, mi- 
takuyepi. 

Tipiwakan awamnaonyanpi,, qa 
onkiye iyatayena Hantesa mni-. 
onkiciyapi qa dena wakiconpi. 
Mark Redbull $ 5-00 

Paul Hairy Chin. 5 00 

Chas Little Chief , 5 00 

Geo. Iron Road 25 

Jos. Little Chief . 50 

Wm. Twobull 25 

Crow Ghost 25 

John Iron Road ;25 

Andrew Ironroad 25 

Chas Little Chief . 100 

Mrs. Little Chief , 5 00 

Jennie Hairy Chin 10 00 

Louisa Crow Ghost 5 00 

Ataya $37-75 

Walter Twobull tatanka 1. 
Crow Ghost 1 . . 

Hehand kodawiconyanpi dena 
tipiwakan okiyapi. 

Wakanokiryanpiptesanla $5 00 
Ignatius Iron.whirlwin 1 25 

Tasunkewandiwind 5 00 

Mazaskawin 50 

Wm. Cross 2 50 

Clement Coldhand 40 

Jos. Twobears 5 00 

Luke S. B. 50 

High Dog 1 00 

David Shelltrack 1 00 

Ataya $19-90 

Mitakuyepi, owasin micante on 
iyuskinyan nape ciyuzapi. 
Jos. Little Chief. 



Cincinnati, O. Feb. 26, wica- 
sta wan John Wagner eciyapi, 
waniyetu wikcemna torn wicarapi 
makaqa ecee, qa wicarapi kekto- 
pawinge wikcemna qa i wikce- 
mna he ohna monke kta ca eye, 
qa qe, t a qa en rapi. 



BIN.ASAPA WOCEKIYE TAEYANPAHA MARCH 15, 1909. 



$1,00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 

10,00 



ST. JEROME'S CHURCH : 
Fort Totten, N. D. Jan. 31, '09. 

Kangipaha St. Joseph's oko- 
dakiciye etanhan mazaska $16-00 
mazaska awanyaka wanjina kin 
en ehnakapi qa hehan 
Nancy Strait 
Mary Strait 
Mary Jane Strait 
Louis Strait , 
St. Mary okadakiciye 
en. ehnakapi; hecen Kangipaha 
etanhan wica qa win yah koya 
'mazaska $30-00 ehnakapi. He- 
cen ahitonwan po. Dena Isan- 
yatipi qa pte qa sunkakan kin 
optayetonyan wicayuhapi sni tka 
heconpi, qa taku awacinpi kin 
he yewicasipi Oranyanpi 5: 1, en 
yawapo; Ananias yewicasipi kin 
oh taku yuhe cin wiyokipeye qa 
mazaska onge anakirbe. qa tawi-< 
cu kin nakun anakirbe.. Unkan 
token wakipapi kin heon ikopeya 
wi iyohi womnaye qa Avokagege 
on taku irpeyapi kinhena wanna 
Wakantanka sdonya, heon ana- 
kirmapi kta hecetu sni. . 

John Strait, - - 
Trustee. 



WiCATA. 



ST. MICHAEL'S, Ft. Totten. 
Feb. 21, 1909. 

Mazaska awanyaka wahjina. 

Ignatius Court 60 

Zitkanakoyake 25 

Albert Caske . 10 

Clement Lohnes 05 

Matowanjina , 05 

Louis James 05 

Tatankapa ,20 

Michael Mead 25 

Itkowicakipa • ' 05 

Raymond Lohnes 50 

James Lohnes 10 

Ataya .... ■; -$2-20 
Joseph Matohi. 



Paha Yamni etanhan 
Thomas White Mouse 4 19 
Mazaska Awanyaka Wanjina 
ataya $430-84 



MINIAWICAKASTANPI. 
Fort Totten. 

Feb. 21, Florence, Feb. 13, W 
heehan tonpi: Claude Irish qa 
Mary Rose Wing cunwintkupi. 

Feb. 21, Thomas Owlboy, wa- 
niyetu 26; Tunkankciyankena qa 
Manidutawin cinbintkupi. 

Feb. 21, Annie, Feb. 15, 1909 
heehan tonpi, Henry Abraham 
qa Mary Rose Tamazawastewin 
cunwintkupi. 



Fort Totten, Jan. 7, Wanbdi 
Oranko. 

Jan. 8, Maggie, wi wanji. An- 
drew ^iyaka qa Annie Grey 
Wind cunwintkupi. 

Feb. 6, Tibdokuota, waniyetu 64. 

Feb. 21, Maria, Aug. 29 hehan 
tonpi, Henry De_narce qa Minnie 
Mazakoyagiyayewin cunwintku- 
pi, 
Feb. 25, James, waniyetu wanji, 
John Langer qa Maggie Wamde- 
z'e cincapi. 

Feb. 2 3, Ruwina, wi nonpa, 
John Miller qa Brigette Upiska- 
win cunwintkupi. 

Feb. 26. Mary Ann. waniyetu 
wanji, Alfred Little Wind qa 
Jean Oqo cunwintkupi. 

FORT TOTTEN, N. D. 

St. Michael's tipiwakan api- 
yapi kta on wamnayanni. 

Alfred Little Wind §4-00 

Lumina Tunkansak'iyewin 5 00 

Nancy Nebraska 10 00 

Ignat us Court . 10 00 

Louisa Court 5 00 

Josephine Court . 5 00 

Louisa Oyewastewin 1 00 
Thos Tunkanwayagmani 5 00 

Mazakahomni 5 00 

Unknown 5 00 

Henry Abraham 50 

Fred Lang 10 00 

Emil Mereier 3 00 

Annie Jackson 1 00 

Matowanjina 30 

John Buffalo 1 00 

Mr. Jeddie 1 50 

Wm. Irish 25 

Caske Waanatan - 1 00 

Michael Mead 1 00 

William Lee 1 00 

Wanagiciqana 50 

Clement Lohnes 10 

Tawasuwaste 25 

James Lohnes 25 

Nape waste win 30 

Wakanhdiwaste 50 

Mazatopawin 1 00 

Julia Adams 70 

Wanbliahewin 1 00 

Joseph Court 1 00 

Joseph Albert 25 

John Wiyaka 50 

Simon M. Court 10 

Alex Yankton 50 

Pejihutaska 15 

Thomas Owlboy 50 

Tatankapa 50 

Anthony Lohnes 50 

Raymond Lohnes 50 

Emma Onebear 1 00 

Jerome Onehouse 1 00 

Peter Makato 50 

His wife 50 

His three little boys 150 
Sewing Society. St. 

Michael's 13-00 
St. Mary's Society 

St. Michael's 9-00 

St. Jerome's, Crow Hill, N. D. 

Jan. 30, en St. Joseph oko- 
dakiciye mniciyapi qa wi iyohi 
womnaye kin mazaska akesakpe 
$16- 00 onyuhapi, heon mazaska 



tona mazaska awanyaka wanjina 
kin en yeyapi kta hecinhan he 
wicasta yamni cajeyate w 7 icasipi, 
Ljke Mc Kay e qa Alfed Little 
Wind e qa Bernard Matohakikta 
hena yamni cajeyatapi, onkan 
$16-00 hena owasin mazaska 
awanyaka wanjina kin en iyaye- 
yapi kta keyapi; hecen iyecen 
econpi. 

Feb. 5, Tibdokuota, winyan 
okodakiciye opa wanji, cante ya- 
zan qa \% iyaye. 

Owasin nape ciyuzapi. 

LUKli] BlGTRACK. 

St. Jerome's Church, 
CROW HILL, Ft. Totten, N. D. 

Hekta Feb. 18, anpetu en Ber- 
nard Twohearts ti |kin hen Ya- 
tkesni omniciye qa henake ya- 
mni iciconzapi: David Cekpa, 
Cekpawin qa JohnKasinna, he- 
na yamni wicastawakan onkita- 
wapi kin icicuns wicakiye. Da- 
vid Cekpa he koska kin tohinni 
m niwakan yatke sni, tka ksapa 
rem. taku waste aw a cin qa tan- 
yan iyaye: hecen ko.ska de wan- 
dakapi kinhan iyukcanpi qa nis 
eya awacinpo. Koska wanjigji 
heyapi nawaron ece, e yatke sni 
opaui qa a'^e yatkanpi eeee kin 
he on wacinke sni ce eyapi ece. 
Tka tuwe miniwakan kipajin cin 
kinhan wacintanka qa waditake 
hecen taku cin kin he okihi kta. 
Dena ohna ibdute qa owakihi he- 
on hepe. Mitakuyepi, detanhan 
tuwe wanna yatkesni oyapapi 
kta on nieiconzapi kinhan Wa- 
kantanka yakiyugatapi kin he 
ohinni kiksuyapo; Wakantanka 
yahna yanpi kinhan woiyopeye 
tanka wanji ahinrpayeniyapikta. 

Feb. 18, hehan omniciye kin he 
ehan wowapi kaga wanji karni- 
gapi: Michael Hunt he wowapi 
kaga tka, hincahe tka najin ute 
sni wanke, heon tokeca karni- 
gapi qa Luke Bigtrack yustanpi. 
Ho mitakuyepi, nakaha wicoran 
wan maqupi kin de ohnayan bdi- 
henya r.awajin qes epce hecen 
•wocekiye ehapi kinhan miyeksu- 
yapi wacin. 

St Jerome's Church Yatuesni 
okodakiciye onpi kin denakecapi. 

Antoine Langer 
Winuciqa 

Warn niyomnitopa win 
Tikanye 
Ivvankena 
Woimnaka 
Luke McKay 
Alfred Little Wind 
Mrs. Little Wind 
John Twohearts 
Mrs. Twohearts 
Michael Hunt 
John Strait 
Nancy Strait 
Martin Strait 
Matohakikta 
Bernard Twohearts 
Mary Twohearts 
Mary Langer 
Mrs. Frank Demarce 



George Hunt 
David Cekpa 
Alice Cekpawin 
John Kasinna 
Luke Bigtrack 

Nitakodapi miye 
Luke Bigtrack. 
Wowapi kaga. 



STEPHAN, S. D. Feb. 20, 1909. 

Jan. 1, 1909 hetanhan wakan 
hejadena Crow Creek oyanke en 
miniawicakastanpi. 

Jan. 16, Ruth Sargent, Dec. 19 

1908 hehan tonpi; J no. Sargent 
qa Frances Walks-with-iron cun- 
wintkupi. 

Jan 25, Cecilia, Jan. 1, 1909 
heehan tonpi Henry Bradley qa 
Victoria Little Wounded cunwin- 
tkupi. 

Feb. 4, Victoria Lucy, Jan. 24 

1909 heehan tonpi, Philip Ross 
qa Catherine Barrey cunwin- 
tkupi. 

Feb. 4, Jerome, Jan 31, 1907 
heehan tonpi, Sam. Mound qa 
Hagel M. Crow cincapi. 

Feb. 5, Paul. Feb, 2, 1909 hee- 
han tonpi, Geo. Shield qa Grace 
Banks cincapi. 

Oct, 24, 1908 ehan Mrs. Han- 
nah Grey Bird yuksenag t.a. Te 
kta itokam woecon owasin econ 
sni kin on wocante sica. Hececa 
esta eqes itokam iyecana Yutapi 
wakan icu, hecen onspa eqes te 
sni ecen ihduwiyeya qa ta. 

Tohan ontapi kte kin sdonon- 
kiyapi sni. Heon etanhan ohinni 
ihduwiyeya onyakonpi kta iyece- 
ca. Tona ohinni Yutapi wakan 
icupisa kin hena tapi kte kin on 
ihduwiyeya onp'\ Mrs. Grey-bird 
hinhnaku qa cinca wanjina he- 
naos erpewicaya iyaya, Hinhna- 
ku kin ataya istagon^a, esta wi- 
casta nina waste, qa nionpi econ- 
han Wakantanka itokam cante 
skaya hduha onpi kte kin he wi- 
cada, hecen tohan te kinhan wi- 
coni or man kin heci Wakantanka 
wanyake kta he wicaca. 

Feb. 3, kin heehan Paul Pe- 
sanmani, waniyetu 67, Sacra- 
ments woecon owasin econ qa 
hehan cantewasteye rein ta; Feb. 
4, hehan Mission en frapi. 

Mr. Pesanmani waniyetu non- 
pa heehan wocekiye en onkicupi, 
qa hehantanhan iyotaniyekiye 
esta wocekiye en tanyan skan qa 
ecen ta. Tawicu wan qa cinca 
yamni hena erpeya iyaya. 

From Lower Brule. 

Jan. 12, Rose Lucille, Nov. 5, 
1908 heehan tonpi, Patrick Dur- 
kinqa Lima Fallas cunwintkupi. 
Jan. 14, Charles De Friend Fal- 
las, Dec. 17, 1908 heehan tonpi, 
Philip Fallas qa Bessie Buttler 
cincapi. 

Jan. 19, heehan ta. 

Henry George, waniyetu nonpa 
sam okise, Pius Redwater cinca. 



SINASAPA WOCEKIYE TAEYANPAHA MARCH 15, 1909. 



Cherry Creek, S. D. 

Jan. 25, 1909. 
Mitakolapi. 

Mis Eyanpaha blawa 
kin hetanhan waniyetu ota na 
hetanhan wookarnige icu awau 
na neon ito mis okolakiciye eei- 
yatan takunl epa wacin. Taku 
on St. Joseph okolokiciye onki- 
cagapihe? Tokel canteonkiciyu- 
zapi kta un; tokel oopiiciye on 
onkakiciyuhapi kta cin owasin 
yuwitaya cante onwanjipila kta 
he hecetn. Owasin ohounkicilapi 
kta. Owasin sunkakiciya nape 
kiciyus naunjinpi kta. Kolaki- 
ciyapi ogna wastekicilapi, wowi- 
cake ataya owancaya onkakLi- 
yuhapi kta. Ho mis lecel ovaka- 
rniga tka oecon kta win. incln 
waste lakas terike. Mis' wasicun 
ekta ikce okolakiciye wan aicica- 
gapi slolwaye, tka iyes wowicake 
ogna yuwitaya najmpi heca ye- 
lakas wasagya kagapi, na sutaya 
ye, na okiciyapi waste heca 
ogna sutaya najinpi, qeyas onkis 
okolakiciye wan onkagapi he su- 
taya oiciconze sni selececa owa- 
karnige, incin wankal eceela wo- 
wiconze heca kin on hececa ecan- 
mi. Ho le ins tuwe tokel woable- 
zeya heci toki Eyanpaha el eya ni 
ecanmi: tka hececa wan tuweni 
wanblake sni. Ho ito le ekayes 
ookihi sice ai onkiciyapi kte sni; 
sil woyaka iyokipi unkiciyapi kte 
sni; lena ecas onrcas wake nape 
ciyuzapi. 

F. H. Curley. 



ST. BENEDICT'S MISSION, 
Standing Rock, N, D. 
Dear Eyanpaha. 

Hekta Oct, 11. 
hehan St. Joseph okolakiciye 
apiyapi na lena oitancaiipi. 

Thomas Crowhead itancan. 
Oliver Sleeps from home okihe, 
Samuel Red Pheasant wowapi 
kaga. Leo Lean Dog mazaska 
awanyaka, Isidore Straight-tail 
iapi awanyaka. Pius Shoots-first 
lowan itancan. Robert Thief 
wiyokihe yuha. Gregory Red 
Bear tiyopa awanyaka. 
Moses Little Shield na Paul 
Ironwings wawahokonkiyapi. 
W. Different- tail na Mark Walk- 
ing Elk wayazan awanyakapi. 
Prowin Crowfeather na Benedict 
Short Baldhead wicarapi awan. 
Meinrad Whitehorse, John Rat- 
tlinghail, Paul Iron Wings, John 
H. Treetop, wigliglapi. 
Sinew Redfeather na Paustinus 
Chargingeagle wicakicopi. 



Xavier Loneboy na Geor^a 
Sleeps from home wicakaslapi. 
Vital Bearface na Leo Pretends 
eagle mazaska ablezapi. 
Eugene Bearking wamnaye. 

Jos. Paul Yellowfat wacekiye 
wicasa. 

Tipiwakan onlila wowasi econ- 
qonpi na wana lehanl unkiglu- 
stanpi na heon lila cante onwa- 
stepi na heon nis eya naonyeci- 
ronpi oncinpi. Taku on cante 
onwastepi kin he lecetu. 

Oicazo kin tanyan ihunnionki- 
yapi. Jan. 1, 1909 hehan Hoon- 
kuwapi, na Jan. 2, hehan ake 
econqonpi na mazaska lenakeca 
onkamnapi, yuwitaya kiyunpi ko 

$564-12 
St. Mary na St. Joseph 
wicasa wakan ob kicunpi 139 00 
Akab kamnapi kin 425 42 

Oicazo ehake glajnjupi 154 03 
Ho mazaska iyaye, 271 39 

Committee kin, Rev. Pa. 
Bede Marty O. S. B. qupi 40 00 
Rev. Ambrose, O. S. B. 20 00 
St. Joseph's treasury 30 00 

St. Mary's " 20 00 

Tipiwakan el yankin kta 61 39 
Mazaskatipi el yankin kta 100 00 
wi akenom hehanyan yankin kta 
yustanpi. 

Ho Wayawaoti tanka el okola- 
kiciye wan onpi kin mazaska kin 
lena kamnapi na hehanl koska 
sakowin committee wicakarniga- 
pi na lena mazaska kin tukte 
ogna tanyan kte cinhan iwan- 
yagw!cas:pi. canke Jan. 3, 1909 
hehan yuha iyotakapi na lena 
lecel yustanpi, na on lila iyokipi- 
iviyapi, na heon Eyanpaha el 
oiyorpekiyapi cin pi, na econ 
masipi. heon ecamon. Lehanl 
Wakantanka wookihi on qupi na 
heon lila carte mawaste. Iyuha 
nape ciyuzapi. 

Leo Leandog. 



Canpa Wakpa, S. D. 
Hekta December 17, '08 qon 
hehan St. Joseph na St. Mary 
okolakiciye kigluspapi on etan- 
han omniciye wanji kagapi kte 
iglustanpi. Canpa Wakpa win- 
yan kin 60 omniciye opapi. 

Mitakuyepi, Wakantanka to- 
waste on nape ciyuzape. 

Laura Eliza Browndog. 
Wowapi kaga. 



BULLHEAD, S. D. Jan. 21, '09. 

Omaka le opta Hutawapatan- 
han St. Joseph okolakiciye oi- 
tancan apiyapi na Ipna err. 

John Plyingby itancan, 
William One-elk okihe, 
John Eagle Shield wowapi kaga. 
Samuel Grayeaglemazaskaawan. 
Peter Birdbear iapi awanyaka, 
Chas Village Center wowapi yuha 
Bernard Otterrobe wahokonkiya, 
Geo. Crazyhawk tiyopa awan'ka. 
Michael Hallow wayazan awan- 
Geo. Runninghawk, Joseph Iron 
Thunder wigliglapi, 
Afraid of Bear na Barber James 
wakpamnipi. 



CANNON BALL, S. D. 
Hantesa etanhan. 
Dear Eyanpaha. 

St. Elizabeth's Church 
en St. Joseph onpi kin taku tona 
on wasake sni kin hena caje bla- 
ta wacin. Dakota oyate onqonpi 
kin taku wicoran wanji onspeon- 
kiyapi kin tokeca taku on hecon- 
pi kin ataya tanyan onkokiyaka- 
pi kes hankeya iyounkipq:>i kin 
ohnayan sni canna unyutokecapi 
qa en wakiciQupi woskate iyecen 
sna ekagapi. He owotanna sni, 
qa he wicasta econpi St. Joseph 
okodakiciye kin taku wanjigji on 
wasake sni keyapi iwohdakapi 
nawaron na hopi rca on eyapi 
nawicawaron, hena hecetu. Tka 
taku ca he itancan yan etan ohi- 
yu na on hececa he tukte e he 
maka akan wakansica- tawoawa- 
cin qa ta wicoran ocaje nina ota, 
hena ota taninyan qa tamn sni- 
yan wanke; heon omaka wanjigji 
ehna wowawiyutanye wan hiyu 
na nakun anpetu iyohi wicasta 
iyatayena akipapi kte wakansica 
tawicoran waanaptapi kes ake 
isakim wanji hinape kte he maka 
itancan kin ee. Heon etanhan de- 
tanhan taku ota eciciyapi kte sni. 
Maka akan itancan kin wanna u 
tuka miye kin en takuda tawa 
sni, Jesus eye:-John 14: 30. yt. 
Joseph okodakiciye kin en taku 
wowawiyutanye ocaje torn iye 
wicasta icicagapi qa yuha skanpi. 
1. Woskate tipi iyecen en iyoki- 
piiciyapi; 2. hen caje wicayatapi 
kta on waeconpi, 3. hen wipiici- 
yapi kta on waeconpi, 4. na itan- 
can wayuhapi kte kin ohnayan 
ekagapi ecaca wocekiye on oko- 
dakiciye wan heca sni selececa; 
tuwa sdonye sni kin taku ikceya 
on okodakiciye hecapi kecin kta 
iyecetu rce; ecaca woyuonihan 
na wokagisni okodakiciye wakan 
eyapi kin he taku -he? Wokicon- 
ze Jesus tiwahe he tawa kin hee. 
Matt. 10: 25. Hen wicanagi 
omnaye na hena 'ehna Wakan- 
tanka oie wasteste kin wowapi 
wakan etan on wahokonkiciciya- 
pi; hen ohna Wakantanka ceki- 



yapi na idowanpi, hen miniawi- 
cakastanpi, wakankiciyuzapi, yu- 
sutapi wakan icupi; na ohna wi- 
castawakan icagapi tka. Lehan 
Lakota oyate kin ecaca lena 
awacinpi sni na kiksuye sni on- 
kayapi iskalyakel onkainyanka- 
pi. Wicasta winyan wan kici ti- 
wahe kagapi na taku tona hen 
econpi qa on tiwahe gluicagapi 
kte kin hena on skinciyapi kin- 
han waste kte, tka takuna econ 
sni onpi kin tohinna tiwahe wa- 
ste qa ohna niiciyapi kte sni is 
hankeya irpeya lieyam inajinpi 
kte na tuktedan onpi kte sni 
akoiakiciye wakan is nakun he- 
ceca tona en opapi wicasta qa 
winyanghena eepi e taku tona hen 
econpi kta yanke cin hena tawa- 
| pi en yuonihanyan skinciyapi 
kin gluicagapi kte, qa ohna niici- 
yapi kte owihanke wanin om ta- 
| wapi tka hena ecen econqonpi 
sni, owanji nape gluha onpi na 
hehan okodakiciye wakan ataya 
i wasake sni, eyahanpi kin he 
awicakehan wowisteceke, ito, he 
owasin awacinpi kta iyecetu. 
Icin wasake sni hecinhan he wi- 
casta heconpi, heon wanyakapo; 
St. Joseph okodakiciye en oya- 
papi kin he taku yacinpi naheon 
en oyapapi he'? Ake taku yacinpi 
qon he token oyakihipi iyoyahi- 
pi kta on token niciconzapi he 
taku yacinpi token niciconzapi 
kin hena yeksuyapi na iyecen 
ecanonpi piya tawacin pikiyapo; 
kinhan hecen okodakiciye wakan 
gluwasakapi kte na gluowotanpi 
kte, tka hconqonpi sni kin ito to- 
ken he wasakin kta he? Wasa- 
kin kta cinpi kinhan iwanigla- 
kapiwasteke, hehan okodakiciye 
wakan kin en wicacerpi wicota- 
wacin hena yuha onqonpi kta 
iyecetu he? Hiya, on yuikce- 
ya hecun, woni.y a awacinpi wico- 
tawacin kin he e kte he on wa- 
onsakapi on onnipi kte. Ohna 
onkitawacinpi, onkoiepi na onko- 
ranyanpi kin okodakiciye wakan 
ongluecetupi, ongluwasakapi 
kte. Palos wowapi kage cin en 
lecen onyawapi: Wicacerpi, wi- 
cotawacm kin he Wakantanka 
tokaya ce na wiconte kin ee tuka 
woniya awacinpi kin he wiconi 
na wookiye kin hee ce eya: 
Okodakiciye wakan kin he woni- 
ya awacinpi kta, okodakiciye 
heca heon taku on na toketu kin 
he onspeonkiciciyapi na sdonon- 
yanpi wasteke; okodakiciye wa- 
kan wasake sni kin tona hen 
opapi hena eepi wasakapi sni na 
wasaka hecinhan hena eepi wa- 
sakapi wakan sica iyowinyaki- 
kiyapi sni kin, tohinni kaska 
aniyanpi kta okihi sni. 

St. Joseph na St. Maryyaonpi 
kin, Okodakiciye wakan kin glu- 
onihanpo; hecen tokantanhan is 
yuonihanpi kte. 

St. Joseph owasin omaka teca 
ehan onhipi heon owasin micante 
on iyuskinyan nape ciyuzapi. 
Joseph Little chief.